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Overview

If you’re considering a career in human resources, one of the best ways to begin is by exploring the core, foundational HR skills through a flexible program. The BCIT statement of completion in Human Resources Management gives you a 4-course program to help you test a new career path while building applicable, necessary skills through courses that can then also be transferred toward continued education if you choose.

Fall 2021 delivery mode: in person and online options

  • Part-time students have the option to take courses in person and/or online.
  • We have put measures in place for your safety and well-being, ensuring that all safety protocols are addressed. Please see the BCIT COVID-19 page for details on the procedures that have been implemented.

Your education is our priority and we will continue to deliver the applied instruction, collaborative experience, and industry connections that you expect from BCIT.

About the program

  • Courses delivered on-campus and online

Find out more about how BCIT gives you the training you need at the Program Details.

Who should complete the Human Resources Management Statement of Completion?

This program is designed especially for those who have some interest in a career in human resources, but might not be ready to commit to full-time study or a longer-term diploma or bachelor’s degree program.

In general, this program might be right for you if:

  • You would like to get your feet wet in HR training
  • You enjoy working with a variety of people
  • You perform well in a team
  • You are flexible and enjoy new challenges every day

If this sounds like you, start today on the Entrance Requirements page.

What grads can do

With the practical training BCIT is known for, you’ll complete this program ready to apply your new knowledge toward your future career or your current position. Additionally, you’ll have the option to develop your training for even more job opportunities and career choices by applying your course credits toward more advanced degrees like BCIT certificate, diploma, or bachelor’s programs.

Entrance Requirements

About Part-time Studies

Take a single course, or work towards a credential — all at a pace that’s right for you.

Part-time courses are offered in a variety of scheduling formats, including at night or on weekends, flexible day time delivery, or you can opt for distance or online learning. If you meet the prerequisites and there’s space available, you can register for a course immediately. Courses are offered in each of three terms: Fall (September), Winter (January) and Spring/Summer (April).

Applicants to the BCIT School of Business are required to have completed two years of full-time study in high school or post-secondary program in English in an English speaking country. If you do not have English 12 and have not studied in an English-speaking country, you will need to demonstrate your skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. For information on English equivalencies, testing and upgrading options, visit:

Formal application to the Statement of Completion is not required. Upon successful completion of the courses, email the Program Contact with your full name, student number, and mailing address to be issued a Statement of Completion.

Costs & Supplies

Bring your own device

Most courses and programs in the School of Business + Media are BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). Please ensure you bring a laptop to every class. Plug-in outlets will be provided at most stations in classrooms, but not in all classrooms, so please ensure you have at least 2 hours of battery life available at the beginning of each class. Check the following recommended computer requirements prior to the start of class. If a program or course does not require you to provide your own device, that information will be provided by your instructor or indicated in the course outline.

For online classes, it is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content.

Courses

Important Updates to Part-time Studies

1) Need to waitlist for a School of Business + Media course? Find out more.
2) English Requirement: Find out more.

This program includes a suite of four courses that helps you build a broad, solid foundation of human resources management. Courses are offered as a mix of on-campus and online learning.

Please note: part-time programs and courses are open enrolment and although we make every effort to accommodate demand, course registration cannot be guaranteed in every semester. High demand courses fill quickly and may result in students unable to register for a course that semester. Courses may also be cancelled due to low enrolment.

Program Details

The Human Resources Management statement of completion program gives you an opportunity to investigate a new career field while at the same time training in the applicable, usable skills that you can apply in almost any industry.

By beginning your training with a part-time, low commitment in this program, you’ll gain the practical, foundational skills essential to human resources at a pace that fits your own needs.

Contact Us

Contact a Part-time Studies Program Advisor with the BCIT program name in the subject line if you have a question about:

  • Course selection and program planning
  • Applying for transfer credit and advanced placement
  • Declaring your program
  • Making changes to your approved program plan

If you have other program questions that are not answered on the program pages, you need help with a course in which you are currently enrolled, or the waitlist, then please contact us at busapts@bcit.ca.

Kim Petkov
Program Assistant – Business Administration
604-432-8860 | Kim_Petkov@bcit.ca

Richard Miles
Part-time Studies Coordinator – Business Administration
604-451-6780 | Richard_Miles@bcit.ca

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